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Struggling cannabis retailer MedMen dumps REIT stake
11/15/2019 5:15 PM
MedMen Enterprises’ national cannabis retail strategy is going up in smoke. And to trim costs, it’s selling its interest in Treehouse Real Estate Investment Trust. The Culver City-based MedMen was instrumental in forming Treehouse alongside Venice-based investment firm Stable Road Capital earlier this year. Treehouse had planned to make leasebac...Read More
Huizenga lobbied Rick Scott to secure Opportunity Zone designation for West Palm site
11/15/2019 4:45 PM
The son of Blockbuster video billionaire Wayne Huizenga successfully lobbied then-Gov. Rick Scott to include the site of his $100 million West Palm Beach development into an Opportunity Zone, according to a ProPublica investigation. The Opportunity Zone legislation, passed in December 2017 as part of President Trump’s tax code overhaul, was inte...Read More
Kushner Cos needs loan workout as Times Square tenants tank
11/15/2019 4:35 PM
The Kushner Companies’ $285 million loan on its big Times Square retail property will have to be reworked after tenants at the property broke their leases. The securitized loan managed by Wells Fargo will be sent to a special servicer to oversee negotiations, according to Bloomberg. Rental income for the retail condo at 229 West 43rd Street has ...Read More
Mark your calendars: These are NYC’s top real estate events next week
11/15/2019 4:00 PM
Here are a couple of real estate events coming up next week! Host: Commercial Observer Date: Nov. 20 Time: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Commercial Observer is hosting its 4th Annual Fall Financing Commercial Real Estate Forum at The Metropolitan Club, 1 East 60th Street. It will feature networking opportunities along with discussions on emerging mar...Read More
Merchants scrambles to fill void after breakup with Playboy
11/15/2019 3:48 PM
UPDATED Friday November 15, 2019, 5:28 p.m.: Merchants Hospitality is clapping back after Playboy Enterprises cut ties with the company and its former club at the Cachet Boutique NYC hotel. A week after losing its license to use the iconic bunny trademark, Merchants claimed that the Black Box theater will now be dedicated to events booked by ent...Read More
A $2.5B litmus test for the Century City luxury market
11/15/2019 3:30 PM
Spurred by a mall – yes, a mall – luxury residential sales in Century City are up, and now the area’s most ambitious condo project in a decade is finally nearing completion. After a myriad of delays, Century City based-developer Woodridge Capital Partners is slated to finish both the 143-unit North Tower and the 125-unit South Tower by December ...Read More
SEC launches WeWork probe: report
11/15/2019 3:03 PM
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has launched an inquiry into WeWork to determine if the company violated reporting rules ahead of its doomed planned public offering. Citing two unnamed sources, Bloomberg reported that SEC investigators are scrutinizing disclosures made to investors while the company embarked on aggressive fundraising...Read More
Jim Whelan, Michael Stern and more to join Future City 2020
11/15/2019 2:00 PM
TRD is bringing some of the brightest minds in real estate to the Bahamas this winter. We’re excited to begin announcing some of the experts and innovators who will join us for our second annual Future City event. REBNY president Jim Whelan, JDS’ Michael Stern, Gil Dezer of Dezer Development, Young Woo, Anna Zarro and Rotem Rosen are just a few ...Read More
From Shaq to Leonardo DiCaprio, the latest celebrities to invest in real estate
11/15/2019 1:15 PM
Celebrities from Jennifer Aniston to Sting to Oprah Winfrey regularly make headlines when they buy or sell lavish homes, but a handful of actors, athletes and public figures have taken their real estate investing to the next level. Retired all-star Yankee Alex Rodriguez — who was featured on The Real Deal’s cover last month — is a case in point....Read More
Convictions in fatal gas explosion; green roof mandate kicks in
11/15/2019 12:40 PM
Every weekday The Real Deal rounds up New York’s biggest real estate news. We update this page throughout the day, starting at 9 a.m. Please send any tips or deals to This page was last updated at 5:20 p.m. Video produced by Sabrina He The three defendants charged in a fatal East Village gas explosion four years ag...Read More

CNN Living:
Should dating apps have HIV filters?
9/15/2016 7:13 AM
Dating apps and sites offer the option to filter matches by sex, ethnicity, height or religion -- but they could be even more personal. ...Read More
How Grindr got men to self-test for HIV
7/25/2016 8:04 AM
Grindr, a dating app for gay men, was found to be an effective way to give out HIV self-test kits to men at risk of infection and reduce the spread of HIV, according to a recent study. ...Read More
When sex is bad for men, good for women
9/8/2016 11:56 AM
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When your kids think you"re always wrong
9/14/2016 11:31 AM
It can be exasperating when your tween or teen thinks you are wrong all the time, but it is often a normal part of your child"s development. ...Read More
How to deal with a defiant child
8/30/2016 11:07 AM
Most parents have struggled with a defiant child, but what they might not realize is that there are steps they can take to eliminate the challenging behavior. ...Read More
Stop the meltdowns!
8/19/2016 3:37 PM
In my house, we called it going boneless. That"s when my girls, as toddlers, would arch their backs, screaming uncontrollably, usually in a public place (of course!) and there was nothing my husband or I could do to satisfy them. ...Read More
Setting limits for "spoiled" kids
9/13/2016 12:27 PM
More than 10 years ago, as I headed to one of my final OB/GYN appointments before my first daughter was born, I had a moment. ...Read More
Toxic chemicals are hiding in your house dust
9/14/2016 9:33 AM
Researchers say 45 toxic chemicals are found commonly in your house dust, with 10 of them lurking in 90% of homes across the country. ...Read More
A four-day workweek could be hazardous to your health
9/15/2016 5:47 AM
The math is simple, but the implications of these schedules are different. The danger is in disregarding the effects that can occur as a result of fatigue and stress. ...Read More
Prescription heroin gets green light in Canada
9/14/2016 8:15 PM
Health Canada has amended its regulations to allow Canadian doctors to prescribe heroin as a treatment for those who are severely addicted to the drug. Last week"s change to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act permits doctors to apply for permission under the federal Special Access Program to offer their addicted patients diacetylmorphine: phar...Read More

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